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SCREENING: Documentary Resilience

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Date(s) - Thu, 02/15/2018
6:00 pm-7:30 pm EST

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Northstar Community Church
563 Southlake Blvd, Midlothian, Virginia, 23236

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SCAN (Stop Child Abuse Now) and Beacon Tree will be screening the documentary Resilience at the Family Education Group at Northstar. Following the one hour film there will be a brief discussion along with a Q & A.

Studies show that Adverse Childhood Events (ACEs) mean someone is four times more likely to suffer poor health, 7 times likely to suffer alcoholism and drug addiction, and 12 times more likely to die by suicide.

What can we do? How can this knowledge help us understand behavioral health?

About Family Educational Group for Substance Abuse Disorder in Richmond, VA

This is a group focused on educating families on substance abuse disorder (addiction). You will find resources, what to do next and how to use the opioid trainers. These are structured with speakers and topics each week. For anyone with a loved one with an addiction, this is a fantastic group started by area expert, Tom Bannard. More information or to get on the reminder list: recovery@vcu.edu. Meeting times, info and location

Mondays
VCU Motivate Clinic
5:30-6:30pm
501 N. 2nd Street, Richmond

Thursdays
Northstar Community
6:30-8:00pm
563 Southlake Blvd, Richmond, VA (Located very close to Chesterfield County)

 


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Anne Moss Rogers

I am an emotionally naked TEDx speaker, and author of the Book, Diary of a Broken Mind and co-author with Kim O'Brien PhD, LICSW of Emotionally Naked: A Teacher's Guide to Preventing Suicide and Recognizing Students at Risk. I raised two boys, Richard and Charles, and lost my younger son, Charles to substance use disorder and suicide on June 5, 2015. I help people foster a culture of connection to prevent suicide, reduce substance misuse and find life after loss. My motivational, training and workshop topics include suicide prevention, addiction, mental illness, coping strategies/resilience, and grief. As talented and funny as Charles was, letting other people know they matter was his greatest gift. And now the legacy I try and carry forward in my son's memory. Professional Speaker Website. Trained in ASIST and trainer for the evidence-based 4-hour training for everyone called safeTALK.

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